The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Check Point Software Technologies.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 76 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.091% 0.37% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.82% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £295 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -48.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +142.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
347 367 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.72% 45.25% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 160 170
Average daily rate £400 £386 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £214 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 32
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.84 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% -46.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cheshire region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cheshire region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint.

1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (33.33%) PMP
3 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia
3 2 (33.33%) SAP FI
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) Business Development
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) SAP CO
3 2 (33.33%) TippingPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (33.33%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) TippingPoint
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix